By CRAIG HALL
This is the Heavener Ledger/LCJ news update/blog for today.
Today is Aug. 8, 2021, the 220th day of 2021. There are 145 days left in the year.
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The following events took place Aug. 8 through the years.
1945: Soviets declare war on Japan.
1974: Nixon resigns.
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In today’s top stories, Senate tries to pass infrastructure bill over weekend.
Former Florida State Coach Bobby Bowden dies at 91.
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